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Very pretty

Nice surroundings and something old to look at. The grounds are kept very well and also kept very... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
JimO689
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London, United Kingdom
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Nice place for a stroll

During the week usually quiet and at the weekend still room for the kids to run around. Clean and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
David C
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Nice surroundings and something old to look at. The grounds are kept very well and also kept very clean.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JimO689
Reviewed 15 August 2018

During the week usually quiet and at the weekend still room for the kids to run around. Clean and usually tidy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

While the featured photo here is of a folly on the abbey gardens, the Abingdon Abbey Buildings are actually quite well preserved. Although the main religious buildings of this medieval monastery no longer exist, the preserved "working" buildings of the abbey are quite impressive and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Lovely old buildings and the staff make it even more interesting. Lovely lady showed me round and also advised me of a pretty circular walk to take along the river afterwards and not to miss the beautiful almshouses at the other end of town. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gail T
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Nice gardens. Apparently the partial ‘ruin’ on site is a folly (Trendell) and not original. The Queen Victoria statue is impressive. This is a peaceful oasis right by the Town Centre.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Since my last visit its been announced that Abingdon'Swimming Pool is to be modernised and refurbished to open in Summer 2018.See photos of notices and work afoot. The Abbey grounds have more photos. Sadly the Upper Reaches 1970s Disco Hotel remains derelict as does the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very beautiful and it is probably a great idea to take a picnic. The kids may get bored but good for adults!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank julie w
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I telephoned the Unicorn booking line and from the very beginning the girl was very agitated and rude. The telephone staff are rude and made a complete shambles of my booking. They cancelled our seats but not our drinks order. I didn’t find out about...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank anonymoususer40
Reviewed 19 February 2018

It is a huge attraction, to have a cinema in Abingdon. The cinema hosts are charming, always friendly and have managed to secure stellar, current films. My three children and I are frequent visitors and fervently hope that the cinema stays. Long live the Unicorn...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The unicorn theatre has been turned into a small cinema for a short amount of time. The screen sound and setting are perfect. Heating , cushions on the seats and blankets if required. The films shown are the most up to date ones. Holding only...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Maureen K
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